[clamav-users] Packaging ClamAV

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Tue Aug 13 11:53:16 EDT 2019



> On Aug 13, 2019, at 7:46 AM, Tuomo Soini <tis at foobar.fi> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:37:47 +0000
> Graeme Fowler via clamav-users <clamav-users at lists.clamav.net <mailto:clamav-users at lists.clamav.net>> wrote:
> 
>> On 12/08/2019, 16:21, "Nick Howitt" <nick at howitts.co.uk <mailto:nick at howitts.co.uk>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Then you can't start clamd on installation?  
>> 
>> Run a postinstall scriptlet that calls freshclam as part of the
>> package installer, perhaps?
> 
> Exactly. That's how I have done clamav packaging for years.
> 
> %post scriptlet has
> 
> if [ $1 -eq 1 ]; then
>    systemctl start freshclam.service >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
> endif
> 
> So freshclam is run immediately from package install making sure
> databases are there before anybody has time to even think starting
> clamd.


This is ideal

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Joel Esler
Manager, Communities Division
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
http://www.talosintelligence.com
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